MAC Summer ‘Lunch and Learn’ Presentations

CAPE MAY – Bring a bag lunch and learn during this summer’s Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) Lunch and Learn series. Come to the Cape May Lutheran Church, 509 Pittsburgh Ave., for these informative talks free for MAC members and $5 for non-members. Admission includes beverages.

On Wednesday, Aug. 16 at noon, Bob Heinly will present “Cape May in World War II.” Cape May’s role in this war is underappreciated. This highly illustrated lecture takes you to Naval Air Stations at Cape May and Wildwood and the canal and also highlights Coast Guard beach patrols, German prisoners held here, submarine warfare off our coast and civil defense efforts. It also reviews the defenses of the Delaware Bay and River throughout our history.

On Wednesday, Sept. 20 at noon, Alex Breve will present “Classic Movies and Movie Stars of Yesteryear.” From the dawn of film in Victorian times through the present, “the movies” have played a vital role in American life. This lecture examines Classic Hollywood, the development of the studio system and the rise of the star system.

The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) is a multifaceted not-for-profit organization committed to promoting the preservation, interpretation, and cultural enrichment of the Cape May region for its residents and visitors. MAC membership is open to all. For information about MAC’s year-round schedule of tours, festivals and special events, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit MAC’s website at